20 Best Evernote Templates to Plan and Organize Your Life

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Have you ever wished you had a second brain that could remember all the necessary information you need in order to be productive? Let Evernote be your second brain. For those who’ve never heard of Evernote before, it is an app designed to store information (text document, videos, and photos, audio recordings, even whole web … Read more

How to Resist Shiny Object Syndrome and Focus on What’s TRULY Important

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Are you an entrepreneur or a creative person? If so, you probably have dozens of ideas that constantly run through your head. You feel excitement over these possibilities (or shiny new things) because it is the opportunity to do something fun and different. And you feel like if you don’t take action on a new … Read more

7 Ways to Stop Wasting Time and Get Things Done

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Learn how to stop wasting time and get things done with these seven tips.

“Remember that time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin Although I agree with Benjamin Franklin about time being money, it is a universal fact that most of us procrastinate on most of our tasks. While it may seem pleasant at first when we put off a potentially unpleasant task, procrastination has devastating effects in the long … Read more

5 Reasons Why Multitasking is Bad for Your Productivity

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Ten years ago, I found that “multitasking” was a highly sought-after skill in the job market. When in interviews, I would always throw that buzzword out there so my potential employer would know that I could do the job of three people at one time. That was one exaggeration in my job interviews, among others … Read more

11 Proven Ways to Stay Focused at Work

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How do you stay productive at work without sacrificing your own well-being? The sad fact is that it has become increasingly difficult to stay focused on your tasks because of the modern work environment. One reason is due to the fact that work interruptions are inevitable. From phone calls and emergency meetings to coworkers who … Read more

The Eisenhower Matrix: Make Urgent vs. Important Decisions with 4 Quadrants

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The Eisenhower Matrix - How to Make Decisions on What’s Urgent and Important

Picture this: You have a long list of things to do, and you have no idea where to start. If you’re anything like me, you want to get everything done at the same time so it is all behind you and you can move on. But how can you decide what needs to be done … Read more

7 Best TED Talks on Procrastination: Tim Urban and Others

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Watch the 7 best TED talks on procrastination and learn how to stop struggling to get things done.

TED—which stands for “technology, entertainment, design”—is a company that posts lectures online with the slogan “ideas worth spreading.” The TED conference has been held each year since 1990, and while its initial focus was on technology and design, it has since expanded to include lectures on a wide variety of topics, including education, business, and … Read more

5 Hacks for a High-Energy Workday

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Want to boost your energy for a productive workday? There are plenty of healthy ways to boost your energy levels without needing to constantly reach for the caffeine.

Deadlines. Meetings. Your boss breathing over your shoulder. You’ve got so much to do, but you feel exhausted. What do you do when tiredness hits? If you’re like most people, you reach for the coffee or a snack for a quick boost of energy. The problem is that the more you load your body with … Read more